Walmart started using big data even before the term became recognized. Today, industries, governments, social media platforms, finance, and organizations alike use data and analytics to predict future needs to optimize sales, minimize cost, and maximize reach. With a hands-on approach and by working with problem solving exercises that focus on practical implementations, this course introduces you to a large set of computational tools and techniques for dealing with large-scale data.
PhD researcher at the Copenhagen Centre for Social Data Science, University of Copenhagen. Visiting researcher at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), MScEng in Digital Media Engineering from DTU. Former research assistant at the Uri Alon lab at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Former Data Scientist at Trustpilot, and seasoned teaching assistant in academia. His current research focuses on pattern detection and behavior prediction in multimodal social network data.